Yang Liu Design is a multiple award winning design studio based in the heart of Berlin. The working fields are concept and developement of Logo systems, Cooporate Identities, Information Design, Exhibition Design, Wayfinding System Design, Cross Cultural Design, Content Visualization, Printed Media and Book Design for institutions and companies worldwide.

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Yang Liu was born in 1976 in Beijing. After studying at the University of Arts Berlin, she worked as a designer in Singapore, London, Berlin, and New York. In 2004 she founded her own design studio, which she continues to run today. In addition to holding workshops and lectures at international conferences, she has taught at numerous universities in Germany and abroad. In 2010 she was appointed a professor at the BTK University of Applied Sciences in Berlin. Her works have won numerous prizes in international competitions and can be found in museums and collections all over the world. Yang Liu lives and works in Berlin.


Gold – Design prize of The Federal republic of Germany 2014
Red Dot International Design Award 2000, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016
German Design Award 2009, 2013
10 most outstanding young Chinese personalities in 2010
State Prize ‚the most beautiful books of China‘ 2009
2nd State Prize for the best Visual Identities of he year 2009
Gold Medal – Lead Award 2008
Bronze Medal at the International Poster Biennale Mexico, for political posters 2006
Golden Nedel at Art Directors Club Germany 2008
Type Directors Club New York, Type of Excellence 2003
100 Besten Plakate Deutschland, Österreich, Schweiz 2002, 2004
International Poster Biennale Warsaw, Bronze 2001
German Prize for Communicationdesign 2000


Several group exhibitions and solo exhibitions in Germany, USA, Japan, China, Mexico, Finland,
Czech Republic, Slovakia, France, Poland, Thailand, Turkey, Iran, Austria, in both Galleries and
Museums, including the Poster Museum Willanow Poland, Postermuseum Essen, Museum for Arts
and Crafts Hamburg, Poster Museum Lathi Finland, Taiwan Poster Association, Heritage Museum
Hong Kong, DDD-Galery Osaka, Japan, Design Center Nordrhein-Westfalen, Pepsi Co Art Collection,
Bosch Collection, VW Art collection, Schloss Neuhardenberg (Castle Neuhardenberg), Museum for
Communikation Berlin, State Museum Dresden, etc.

Selected Clients

Ministry for Foreign Affairs Germany
State Museums of Dresden
Pepsi Co
Goethe Institute
Ministry for Foreign Affairs Turkey
Ministry for Finance Germany
Frankfurt Bookfair
Staab Architects
The New Museum Nürnberg
Transformal GmbH
Berlin Film Company
Museum of the Wittelsbachers
Gerhard Richter Archive
University of the Arts Berlin
Southern German Newspaper

Hatje Cantz Publishing
China Foreign Language Press
Ministry of Cultures of China
Olympic Museum Lausanne
Walter König Publishing
The National Art Museum of China
China Universal Press
The London Bookfair
Stern Magazine
Manager Magazine
Ergo Group
The Design Museum, Munich
L‘Oreal Hongkong
State Museums of Berlin
Germany Embassy China
Robert Bosch Foundation

Diamond Tools Group
Volkswagen Group
Econ Publishing
Beijing Art Hotel
Storm & Drang GmbH
Lufthansa Group
Forest Manor Capital
NZZ-Folio Switzerland
GIZ Germany
Transparency International
Festival of the German Films
The German Post
Mercator Foundation PMC
Cedar Hong Kong


300+Work features
40+Exclusive Interviews on printed medias
10+TV & Radio Interviews/Portraits
40+Solo Exhibitions
30+Group Exhibitions
20+International Design Awards
10+Jury meber on International Design Competitions
50+Speaker at International Conferences
20+lecturer at International Universities